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Site of the Week 10/24/14: Minneapolis (Big Trip 2013, Part 1)

Text and photos by SCOTT FYBUSH Given the way the weather works in that part of the world, it’s perhaps no surprise that all three of your editor’s recent trips to Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota have come in the summer. (You want to go chasing towers in a Minnesota February? Me either.) It is, […]

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NERW 10/20/2014: First Signals from 1 World Trade Center

In this week’s issue… First signal to light up from World Trade Center – Conrad Garage restoration kicks off – More Pfuntner sales in upstate NY – LPFM CPs flow from FCC – Veteran GM’s new NEPA gig Jump to: ME – NH – VT – MA – RI – CT – NY – NJ […]

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NERW Extra: Radio Disney Drops the “Radio”

*The only surprising thing about Radio Disney’s Wednesday announcement that it’s selling off 23 of its 24 remaining over-the-air signals is that it took as long as it did. When Disney entered the kids’ radio business almost twenty years ago, it made a certain amount of sense that it did so by purchasing AM radio […]

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NERW Extra: Radio Disney Drops the “Radio”

*The only surprising thing about Radio Disney’s Wednesday announcement that it’s selling off 23 of its 24 remaining over-the-air signals is that it took as long as it did. When Disney entered the kids’ radio business almost twenty years ago, it made a certain amount of sense that it did so by purchasing AM radio […]

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Site of the Week 2/14/2014: Last Days of NBC Burbank

Text and photos by SCOTT FYBUSH “From beautiful downtown Burbank…” For two generations of TV viewers, “Burbank” was shorthand for more than just a white-bread city in the San Fernando Valley. It’s meant the studio lot at the corner of Olive and Alameda Avenues, home to NBC’s West Coast operations from 1955 until just a […]

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NERW Extra: Our AM Improvement Filing

Every couple of decades, the FCC decides it’s time to do something about the state of AM radio. This is one of those times, and today’s the deadline for comments in the Commission’s Proceeding #13-249, the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on AM Improvement. If you have strong opinions about the state of AM radio – […]